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forced, they deliberately betray
ed the people.
And if they so betrayed the
people, the people have a right to
know who induced them to do so
and for how much.
(Building Commissioner Hen
ry Ericsson has not been pressed
for an explanation of the laxity in
his department in the Riordan
factory case, because he at pres
ent is in Texas for his health.
His defense, however, from the
beginning, has been that it was
"up to the factory inspectors.")
RECOUNT HALTED UNTIL
Judge Jesse Baldwin today
halted the recount of votes in the
contest filed by William A. Cun
nea against State's Attorney
Hoyne until after the city pri
maries. The anvas will be con
In fourteen precincts of the
seventh ward Cunnea added 57
votes to his total, and Hoyne
added 37, making the gain for
Cunnea over Hoyne 20.
The total gain for Cunnea in
the wards which have been can
vassed is 2,120.
NEWS AND ADVERTISING
Every day at the top of the
front page of a Chicago news
paper is the line, "The World!s
Greatest Newspaper." The finan
cial page of this newspaper said
this morning that Goodrich stock
had gone down 23 points the last
two weeks. The Goodrich con
cern makes rubber tires for auto
mobiles. Its factory is in the
Akron, Ohio district where 16,000
rubber wofkers have been on
strike because of wage cuts.
The newspaper that brags
about how it is "the world's
greatest" knows that a big labor
revolt is on. Why doesn't the
world's greatest newspaper tell
its readers about the Akron
strike? Does the Goodrich tire
advertising have anything to do
MYSTERY IN DOUBLE
Robert Lynch, gunman ar.d
thug, of 723 W. 54th place, was
found lying on the sidewalk at
21st and State sts. early today. He
was suffering from a bullet wound
in the stomach. He is at the Wes
ley Hospital and probably will
While the police were investi
gating the shooting of Lynch
they were told that John Keniry,
459 W. 38th St., also was at the
hospital, suffering from a bullet
wound. Keniry is wounded in the
Neither Lynch nor eKniry will
tell how they came to be shot.
Keniry told the police he crawled
to the hospital from 21st and
The police believe that the two
men engaged in a pistol duel near
21st and Dearborn early today.
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Edith So you are really en
gaged at last! I'm awfully glad
to heart it, dear! Gladys Yes, I
was sure you would be. You have
less competition now.